Egypt looks nothing like the promised heaven of stability and cohesiveness. Scores of Egyptians have been murdered by an ever more rampant police, sentenced to death in kangaroo courts, or jailed in the most inhumane conditions where torture is routine. Dissent is not tolerated, with the media and the press reduced to the role of state propagandists singing the General's praises and parroting his words.
The May 16-17 weekend proved to be among the most controversial periods in President Sisi's nearly two-year rule, with Egypt's Mubarak era-judiciary issuing three highly symbolic decisions against the country's various opposition groups.
“We are all human beings,” Noujaim said. “Reminding ourselves of our humanity is a very simple idea, but I think it couldn’t
Western diplomats say he had resisted running for president until recently, fearful that managing Egypt's multitude of problems
Morsi and other Islamists appeared in court on November 4 on charges of inciting violence in connection with the death of
The government has promised a return to democratic rule next year, under a new constitution. In the interim, the political
"The situation in Egypt in terms of the objective, day-to-day circumstances of living, have been difficult for a long time and they became more difficult after the revolution and removal of Mubarak. But returning to the security state is precisely the wrong answer."
In September, a Frenchman accused of breaking the curfew was beaten to death by fellow detainees in Cairo, security sources
The subsequent rulings have plunged a number of foreign companies operating in Egypt into legal limbo, exposing the government
Soldiers and helmeted police in black uniforms and bulletproof vests, armed with teargas and semi-automatic rifles, manned
How and why did such a bizarre u-turn in the revolutionary process lead former revolutionaries to defend the reversal of their own victory?